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χρηστήριος , α, ον, also ος, ον A.Eu.241: (χράω (B) A):
A.oracular, prophetic, ἐφετμαί l. c.; “ὄρνιθεςId.Th.26; “χρηστηρίαν ἐσθῆταId.Ag. 1270; “τρίπους χ.E.Ion1320; “τοὔνομαId.Hel.822; also “Ἄπολλον χρηστήριεauthor of oracles, Hdt.6.80, cf. OGI312 (Aegae, ii B. C.).
II. (χράομαι) = χρηστικός, fitted or designed for use, useful, χρηστήρια σκεύη household utensils or furniture, Pl.Com.27 (“τὰ πρὸς θεωρίαν θυσίαν ς.Poll.10.11); without σκεύη, Mnemos. 57.208 (Argos, vi B. C.), OGI326.30 (Teos, ii B. C.); “ὅσα σκύτινα τῶν ὅπλων καὶ τῶν χ.Str.13.1.48, cf. 15.2.6, Nic.Dam.106J.; “τὸν περίβολον καὶ τὰ ἐν αὐτῷ χ Délos 11.291, cf. 120, Durrbach Choixd' Délos 119 (ii B. C.); “τὰ δώματα καὶ τὰ χ. τῶν ὑδάτωνSupp.Epigr.8.170 (Palestine), cf. PCair.Zen.764.37 (iii B. C.).
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    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 241
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 26
    • Euripides, Helen, 822
    • Euripides, Ion, 1320
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.80
    • Strabo, Geography, 13.1.48
    • Strabo, Geography, 15.2.6
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1270
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